Best of September: Our 50+ Favorite Orlando Events This Month

Upcoming Orlando Events

September is full of date night ideas from Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining to an ice cream and wine paring and a fun Margarita crawl. If you’re looking for something more intimate, a couples massage date night has your name all over it. Check out our curated list of upcoming Orlando events for September below.

September 1 – 8

Ragtime The Musical
August 23 – September 22, 2019
Garden Theatre
In the melting-pot of New York City, a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician are brought together by the promise of the future. Filled with compassion, courage, and America’s great historical figures, Ragtime is an inspirational musical that displays the true portrait of America. 
$35-37

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining
August 23 – September 30 *Extended through October 7, 2019*
Over 120 local restaurants
Now in its 14th year, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining returns for a 5-week showcase of over 120+ local restaurants. Running from Aug. 23 through Sept. 30, 2019, it’s your chance to enjoy three-course, prix-fixe dinners at more than 120 of Orlando’s best restaurants for just $35 per person. Plus, through Visit Orlando, $1 from each meal served will benefit deserving local charities.
$35/person prix-fixe menu at participating restaurants

Visit Orlando Magical Dining
The H Cuisine. Image credit: Arlene Laboy

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
August 29 – November 23, 2019
Epcot
$109 and up theme park admission; food and drink additional

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Evita
September 4 – October 6
Orlando Shakes
This iconic musical charts the young and ambitious Eva Perón’s meteoric rise to sainthood.
$25-42

Highball & Harvest’s Five-Year Anniversary *CANCELED*
Wednesday, September 4, 6-8pm
Highball & Harvest
Celebrate with Highball & Harvest during an evening honoring its five-year anniversary. Enjoy live entertainment and a reception featuring favorite appetizers, entrees, desserts and signature cocktails.
$100/person

Image: Highball & Harvest

Orlandough Pop-Up
Wednesday, September 4, 6-9pm
Whippoorwill Beer House & Package Store
Orlandough will be popping up during the bar’s “all you care to drink” wine night!
FREE Admission; food and drink available for purchase

1st Thursdays: Eclectic Knights XI
Thursday, September 5, 6-9pm
Orlando Museum of Art
On the first Thursday of each month, Central Florida has an opportunity to discover local artists, listen to live music, and mingle with an eclectic mix of people. There are cash bars serving wine, beer, soft drinks, and water, and café offerings from area restaurants.
$15

Girls Night Out Bubbles & Truffles Pairing
Thursday, September 5, 7-8:30pm
Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park
Sip a glass (or two!) of bubbly and enjoy a chocolate dipped strawberry as you decide which limited edition truffles you will dip into your choice of milk or dark chocolate. Each attendee will enjoy: 2 glasses of bubbles, chocolate dipped strawberry, limited edition truffles, and the opportunity to dip and take home a gift box of eight hand dipped, limited edition truffles.
$35/person; Reservation required. Call 407-644-3200 to reserve.

Evita Themed Dinner
*Orlando Date Night Guide Event*
Thursday, September 5, 7-9:30pm CANCELLED
Orlando Meats
To pay tribute to the Orlando Shakes production of Evita, Chef Eliot Hillis has crafted an unmatched, four-course menu to hail the epicurean delights of Argentina. Each course will be paired with Argentinian wine, carefully curated by Digress Wine’s owners Rob Chase and Bryan Kearney.
$60 This event has been cancelled due to Hurricane Dorian, however, there is an encore dinner (same menu) on September 19 because demand was so high. You can get those tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evita-themed-dinner-encore-event-tickets-70783416103

Image credit: Orlando Meats

Baldwin Park First Friday Festival
Friday, September 6, 5:30-9:30pm
New Broad Street, Baldwin Park
Over 80 local artisans of all genres will display their art while guests shop and stroll through the heart of downtown Baldwin Park. 
FREE Admission

Big Hair Burlesque
Friday, September 6, 9pm
The Venue Orlando
Cupcake Burlesque returns to The Venue for one last party there, with all the sugar and sass, plus a heavy dose of rock. A Titillating Tribute to the Era of Massive Arena Rock Anthems will be a bad ass mixtape come to life on stage, plus long legs and burgundy lips.
Pre-sale tickets: $15, at the door: $20

Movie Night at Leu Gardens: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Friday, September 6, 6pm
Leu Gardens
This month’s outdoor movie is Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. The gardens open at 6 and the movie begins at 8:30. Outside food and alcohol are permitted – enjoy responsibly!
$6; free for members

Orlando Events for September 2018
Leu Gardens movie night | Image credit: Leu Gardens

Playalinda Brewing Company – Brix Project 3 Year Anniversary
Saturday, September 7, 11:30am-11pm
Playalinda Brewing Co. – Brix Project
Celebrate Playalinda Brewing Co. – Brix Project third birthday with great beer, amazing food, and local tunes featuring Daniel Jüde from 6-10pm.
FREE Admission

Florida SMaSH Beer Festival
Saturday, September 7, 2-7pm
Reiter Park
With roughly 80 beers to sample including one-offs from every brewery involved, there will be something to please everyone. Each brewery will concoct a beer all made from the same single malt and single hop.
$35-60

Orlando Margarita Crawl
Saturday, September 7, 2-8pm
Saddle Up All-American Bar
This crawl involves 5+ venues, and your ticket gets you discounted drinks at all venues, entry to the after party and free take-home swag (limited up to the first 100 people).
$25-45

SeaWorld’s Craft Beer Festival
September 7 – October 27 (weekends)
SeaWorld
This craft beer festival features more than 100 crafts brews, plus over 20 food items prepared to pair perfectly with your beer selections.
$40-54

Uncomfortable Brunch: Funny Games
Sunday, September 8, 12pm
Enzian Theater
Uncomfortable Brunch juxtaposes a pleasant social activity (eating brunch) with an unpleasant social activity (watching an uncomfortable, but important film). The movies offered in this series are academically important yet ridiculously uncomfortable art films that every cinephile SHOULD watch, but probably doesn’t WANT to, especially with a group.
$9; brunch additional

Enzian Theater | Image by @orlandoadventuring

September 9 – 15

Bourbon Heritage Month at David’s Club
Through September 30, available beginning at 4pm daily
David’s Club, Hilton Orlando
In honor of Bourbon Heritage Month, enjoy multiple experiences including a 3-course prix-fixe bourbon dinner menu, specialty bourbon flights, and the option to build your own Old Fashioned.
Prices vary

Image credit: David’s Club at Hilton Orlando

A Tour of Italy: Wine & Cheese Pairing
Tuesday, September 10, 2-4pm
Terralina Crafted Italian
Wine and cheese pairing experience where you’ll enjoy 4 cheeses paired with 4 different wines.
$35, must be 21+ to attend.

Rooftop Wine Experience: Wines of Spain, A Taste of Spain
Tuesday, September 10, 5-6pm
Paddlefish
Head to the 3rd deck for a monthly wine experience and discussion lead by the restaurant’s Sommelier team featuring wine flights from around the globe and light bites from the kitchen.
$40

6 Course Italian Wine Dinner with Zonin 1821
Tuesday, September 10, 6:30pm
The Old Jailhouse Sanford
Multiple course Italian wine pairing dinner featuring multiple regions of Italy, mainly Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Puglia and Tuscany, created by Executive Chef Bram Fowler and his culinary team.
$85

Upcoming Orlando Events September 2019
Image credit: The Old Jailhouse

Taste of Mexico Wine Dinner with Guest Chef Ryan Manning of MX Taco
Wednesday, September 11, 6:30pm
Bites & Bubbles
$100

Sazerac Family Bourbon Dinner
Wednesday, September 11, 7pm
Soco Thornton Park
Join Soco and Buffalo Trace Distillery in celebrating Bourbon Heritage Month! Enjoy this exclusive tasting of award-winning bourbons paired with a five course dinner.
$85; email andre@socothorntonpark.com to reserve your seat

Alive After 5
Thursday, September 12, 5-8pm
Sanford Welcome Center
Central Florida’s largest recurring monthly street party in Historic Downtown Sanford. Festival goers come to celebrate the community and local artistry, and to partake in an evening of music, food, craft beers, and shopping.
FREE Admission

Wine for Wildlife
Thursday, September 12, 6-9pm
Quantum Leap Winery
Wine connoisseurs and wildlife lovers unite! Your ticket includes: Heavy hors d’ oeuvres including a meat carving station, a pasta station, fresh vegetables, and cheese, Silent auction & the opportunity to purchase private label Back to Nature wine.
$60-130

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk
Thursday, September 12, 6:30pm
Thornton Park District
Stroll at 25+ places throughout the district for a tasty libation along with art vendors, live music, DJs, and all sorts of fun. Glass pick up is at Jinya Ramen Bar.
Pre-Sale tickets start at $10

Thornton Park Wine and Art walk
Image credit: Hannah Green/visitexplorerepeat on Instagram

Popcorn Flicks in the Park: Singin’ in the Rain
Thursday, September 12, 8pm
Winter Park Central Park
Enjoy a free outdoor movie on the second Thursday of each month in Winter Park’s beautiful Central Park. Blankets, chairs and picnics encouraged.
FREE Admission

Art & Music in the Park and The Food Truck Bazaar
Friday, September 13, 6-9pm
Lake Concord Park
Monthly event with live music, local businesses and artisan booths selling jewelry, photography, paintings, and an assortment of other unique gifts and services, plus 12 gourmet food trucks from The Food Truck Bazaar.
FREE Admission

Jeeps & Jams Street Party!
Friday, September 13, 6-9pm
Downtown Titusville
Come check out some awesome Jeeps and listen to live music from Funkle Festor.
FREE Admission

Artificial Intelligence: Your Mind & The Machine
September 14 – January 5
Orlando Science Center
Designed to appeal to visitors of all ages through accessible games and hands-on interactives, guests will learn about smart machines, how they work, and the difference in learning between human brains and artificial intelligence. From neural nets and deep learning to natural language and voice recognition, visitors will get an up-close and engaging look at the technology that is revolutionizing our lives. (Visit on September 29th for only $10)
$21

Wine Tasting with Master Sommelier George Miliotes
Saturday, September 14, 3:30-5pm
Wine Bar George
Join Master Sommelier George Miliotes for a blind tasting of six wines alongside cheese and charcuterie.
$100

Rum Cocktail Class
Saturday, September 14, 3:30-5pm
Bitters & Brass
Cocktail class series with a focus on rum. From preparation to execution, examine the reasons behind each step, including proper jiggering, choosing the correct ingredients and using the right garnish to complement your cocktail. Each class is uniquely themed. To RSVP, email bittersandbrass@gmail.com
$50/person

Image credit: Bitters & Brass

Taste! Central Florida
Saturday, September 14, 6:45pm
Orlando World Center Marriott
An evening of tasting portions of signature dishes accompanied by fine wines, craft beers and specialty cocktails from the area’s most accomplished chefs, brewers, wine purveyors and spirit vendors. All event proceeds benefit the childhood hunger programs at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.
$200

Bioluminescent Paddle & A Pint
Saturday, September 14, 7:45pm
Playalinda Brewing Company – Hardware Store
Take an unforgettable bioluminescent paddle on the Indian River Lagoon! Ticket includes a 90-minute kayak tour, followed by a Playalinda beer with your fellow paddlers at Playalinda Brewing Company – Hardware Store.
$45

Beth McKee and Her Funky Time Band
Saturday, September 14, 8pm
Blue Bamboo Center For The Arts
$20

Goat Yoga World Record and Artisan Festival
Saturday, September 14, 9am-4pm
Grady Goat Farm
Be a part of the Guinness World Record Largest Goat Yoga Class while Supporting a great cause. This festival-style event will include artisans and food vendors, live music, and more, all on a real working goat farm. (You must be 13+ years of age to participate in the Goat Yoga World Record)
$10-50

Hispanic Heritage Month at Tapa Toro
September 15 – October 15
Tapa Toro
September 15 – October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, and Tapa Toro will be offering a special sangria flight during these dates to celebrate. The flights are $16 and will feature four flavors: Classic Red, Rosada, Passionfruit Mango, and Apple Cinnamon.
$16

Sanford Indie Market
Sunday, September 15, 11am-5pm
Tuffy’s Bottle Shop & Lounge
The Sanford Indie Market is a curated show that is held 4 times a year featuring vintage, art, handcrafted & boutique vendors. There is also food, live music & libations.

Hocus Pocus: Interactive Movie Series
Sunday, September 15, 7:30-9pm
Garden Theatre
Follow along as Max, Dani, and Allison try to stop the witchy Sanderson Sisters from casting a spell on the whole town of Salem. Do you have your Halloween costume early, or still have last year’s? Come dressed in your Halloween best to enter the costume contest!
$10

Upcoming Orlando Events September 2019

September 16 – 22

Be Valiente Challenge
Monday, September 16, 7-8:30pm
Reyes Mezcaleria
The challenge will include three spicy dishes in a fast paced throw down setting. The first to finish will receive the winning title, a $100 bar tab, their picture on our wall of fame, bragging rights, a Be Valiente shirt AND their challenge dishes will be complimentary.
$25 to enter

Movie Monday: Jurassic Park
Monday, September 16, 7:30pm
À La Cart Orlando
Free weekly outdoor movie event with five on-site food trucks, beer and wine for purchase and movie-themed raffle prizes. Bring your own chairs/blankets for enjoying the movie on the lawn.
FREE Admission

Sensory Series: Blindfolded Tequila Tasting
Monday, September 16, 6:30pm
Pepe’s Cantina Winter Park
Guests will enjoy a premium tequila tasting event presented by Pepe’s Cantina’s experts – under blindfold. Light refreshments included. Pepe’s Cantina will offer happy hour specials before the event; dinner specials for interested guests following the tasting.
$40 ** Benefits Lighthouse Central Florida

Winter Park Premium Wine Tasting
Wednesday, September 18, 6-8pm
ABC Fine Wines & Spirits Winter Park (401 N. Orlando Ave.)
During this premium tasting, sample high-end wines and spirits and receive 15% off your purchase the night of.
$15

4th Annual Wine Box Art Show!
Wednesday, September 18, 6-8:30pm
Quantum Leap Winery
Benefiting the Zebra Coalition, this silent auction art show has attendees bid on wine boxes that have been painted by 45 local artists to benefit LGBTQ+ youth.
FREE Admission

Upcoming Orlando Events September 2019
Photo credit: ABC Fine Wine & Spirits

Doughnut & Beer Pairing
Wednesday, September 18, 7pm
Orlando Brewing
Dig into sweet & savory organic mini doughnuts paired perfectly with four of our organic brews (5 ounces).
$20

Sunset at the Zoo
Thursday, September 19, 5:30pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
On the third Thursday of each month, the Central Florida Zoo opens its gates after hours just for adults 21+ for an evening of live music, beer and wine for purchase, and animal meet and greets.
$5

3rd Thursday Gallery Hop
Thursday, September 19, 6-9pm
Downtown Arts District Orlando
Hop to all of the participating venues and check out their new exhibits! Venues include Redefine Art Gallery and CityArts Gallery.
$25

Ice Cream & Wine Pairing with The Greenery Creamery
Thursday, September 19, 6:30pm
Whippoorwill Beer House & Package Store
Marie, owner of The Greenery Creamery, will be pairing 3 different ice creams with 3 different wines from Whippoorwill. Vegan ice cream is available upon request – please email kenna@myenlightenclass.com after purchasing your ticket.
$30

Coppola Wine Dinner
Ruth’s Chris (multiple locations)
ORLANDO: September 19, 2019, 7pm
LAKE MARY: September 21, 2019, 7pm
WINTER PARK: September 22, 2019, 6pm
Four incredible courses for this event. The menu features dishes like Scallop with Bacon Citrus Butter, Braised Short Rib Ravioli, Filet with Cabernet Shallot Reduction and Chocolate Dacquoise for dessert.
$80-$85

Evita Themed Dinner (ENCORE)
*Orlando Date Night Guide Event*
Thursday, September 19, 7-9:30pm
Orlando Meats
To pay tribute to the Orlando Shakes production of Evita, Chef Eliot Hillis has crafted an unmatched, four-course menu to hail the epicurean delights of Argentina. Each course will be paired with Argentinian wine, carefully curated by Digress Wine’s owners Rob Chase and Bryan Kearney.
$60

Image credit: Orlando Meats

Evening Exchange at East End
Friday, September 20, 6-10pm
East End Market
East End Market hosts an event called the Evening Exchange (EvEx) where incredible local makers, retailers, and local food purveyors pop up for one night. A variety of workshops are also held throughout the night.
FREE Admission, workshop prices vary.

Wine Flight Friday
Friday, September 20, 6:30-8pm
K Restaurant
K Restaurant hosts their monthly Wine Flight Friday featuring a tasting of one white and three red wines.  Located in the garden area.  No RSVP required.
$25/person

Wine Riffs: Susana Balbo Wines
Friday, September 20, 7pm
Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
Each Wine Riffs event is a unique experience, pairing the vintages of a featured winery with expertly prepared dinner courses. There’s even a custom soundtrack curated by the hotel’s VIBE manager to create a multi-sensory masterpiece that’s a total blast.
$157.09

Yoga Under the Stars & More
Friday, September 20, 7pm
Orlando Brewing
Each ticket includes a 16 oz. Orlando Brewing beer of your choice as well as 1 hour yoga class.
$12-14

Oktoberfest at À La Cart
September 21-22
À La Cart
Kick off the start of Oktoberfest at A La Cart with some special beers on tap, and the food trucks will have some German dishes all weekend long.

Sanford Food Truck Fiesta
Saturday, September 21, 5pm
Historic Downtown Sanford
Free admission
Come out and enjoy the brick-lined streets of beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford between West End Trading Co. and Celery City Craft for the monthly Sanford Food Truck Fiesta event!
Thousands pack the streets where you can grab food from 20+ food trucks, craft beer and drinks from the bars, enjoy live music outside, craft artisans and vendors, plus plenty of tables and chairs to sit and eat your food truck bounty!

Miniature Golf Day Celebration at Winter Garden Farmers Market
Saturday, September 21, 8:30am-1:30pm
Winter Garden Farmers Market
Miniature Golf Day is celebrated nationally every year on September 21st  so round up family and friends to play some miniature golf at the Winter Garden Farmers Market! This pop-up event is free-of-charge and will include a nine-hole course and other fun outdoor games on the lawn adjacent to the Downtown Pavilion.
FREE Admission

Sloth Yoga
Saturday, September 21, 9am
Wild Florida
For one day only, get your zen on with our two-toed sloth Aerie as you are guided through a yoga session. No previous yoga experience is needed but make sure to bring your own mat! Class includes a yoga session followed by a chance to meet/touch the sloth and take sloth selfies.
$43

Sloth Yoga at Wild Florida
Image credit: Wild Florida

Smithsonian Museum Day
Saturday, September 21, 10am-5pm
Various locations
Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019.
FREE Admission

13th Annual Oktoberfest
Saturday, September 21, 1pm
Orlando Brewing
Family-friendly celebration will span throughout the day and features Traditional German food from Backhaus Orlando, music, games, and the release of their 2019 Oktoberfest märzen lager.
FREE Admission

Free Things to do This Fall in Orlando - Oktoberfest at Orlando Brewing
Image credit: Orlando Brewing

Loews Sapphire Falls Rum Dinner Series – Plantation Rum
Saturday, September 21, 6pm
Go inside Amatista’s private dining room for an expertly prepared five-course dinner paired with select crafted rums. Each culinary pairing will be presented by the hotel’s award-winning chefs and rum ambassadors. Following dinner, you’ll head to Amatista’s outdoor waterfall patio for an afterglow with cigar roller, coffee and a preview of our next event’s featured rum.
21+ only. Advanced reservation is required. Complimentary self parking is included, or valet for $5.
$106.82

Grilled Cheese Happy Hour
Saturday, September 21, 5-7pm
Quantum Leap Winery
To celebrate the release of Pedaler’s Hard Cider and Roadrash Strawberry Hard Cider in cans, Quantum Leap Winery will be hosting a special La Femme Du Fromage Grilled Cheese Happy Hour. Attendees will get a flight of Pedaler’s Hard Cider, Road Rash Strawberry Cider and cult favorite Peanut Butter Cider perfectly paired with three grilled cheeses.
$15 (plus tax)

Manatee & Dolphin Encounter Paddle & A Pint
Sunday, September 22, 10am-1pm
Playalinda Brewing Company – Hardware Store
Get up close and personal with some of Florida’s most personable wildlife in the Indian River Lagoon! Ticket includes a 90-minute kayak tour, followed by a Playalinda beer with your fellow paddlers at Playalinda Brewing Company – Hardware Store.
$40

September 23 – 30

Girl’s Club Presented by Jane *SOLD OUT*
Tuesday, September 24, 7-8:30pm
Location announced 48 hours before event
We’ll plan a wildly fun girls’ night out experience but we don’t disclose the location or details other than the date/time until 48 hours in advance. You can expect highly curated food and wine experiences, Facilitated experiences that will have you making new friends and connecting more deeply with old ones, delicious food and drinks, and more.
$25-30

Orlando Vegan Market- Round 2
Wednesday, September 25, 6-9pm
The Veranda at Thornton Park
Vegan market featuring over 15 vendors including MicroOrganic, Nutty Peanut Butter, Boca Fresca, Korgette and Raw Juice and Detox.
FREE Admission

Sanford Wine Walk

Wednesday, September 25, 6-9pm
Theater West End
Enjoy wines in over a dozen designated tasting locations in and around historic 1st Street
$30

It’s a SPArty at the Rock Spa & Salon
Thursday, September 26, 4-7pm
Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
This SPArty will featuring complimentary Sparkling Wine and Appetizers, prize drawings and swag bags full of free samples. RSVP required.
FREE Admission

Couples Massage Date Night
Thursday, September 26, 6:30pm
East End Market
This intimate and hands-on class will allow you to help alleviate the stress and aches your partner may bring home after a long day. Ticket price is for 2 people to attend.
$90/couple

Movie Classics: To Kill A Mockingbird
Thursday, September 26, 7:26pm
Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center
$5 tickets, cash at the door only!

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Thursday, September 26, 8pm
Hard Rock Live Orlando
$33.50

Wine and Foot Massage
Friday, September 27, 4-9pm
Quantum Leap Winery
Pamper your feet with a soothing herb-infused foot bath followed by a relaxing lower leg and foot massage by the professionals at The Barefoot Spa. Foot massages can be made for 30, 45, and 60 minute sessions. To make your reservation, call Harris at 407-539-1491.
FREE Admission

Adults-Only Night Out at Planet Obstacle
Friday, September 27, 6-10pm
Planet Obstacle
This adults-only event gives couples and singles an opportunity to spend an amazing evening in the new extraordinary way. Every ticket comes with one FREE DRINK of your choice, including WINE or BEER for those who are 21y and older.
$20 – $51

Tapa Toro Flamenco Night
September 27, 6:30pm & 8:30pm
Tapa Toro
Sunday September 29th is Flamenco night, with two special performances at 6:30pm and 8:30pm. Reservations are recommended for this date to ensure seating for the shows.
FREE Admission, food and drink prices vary.

Orlando restaurants - Tapa Toro flamenco shows
Image credit: Tapa Toro

Tyler, The Creator w/ Jaden Smith and GoldLink
Friday, September 27, 7pm
Addition Financial Arena
$27-67

7th Annual Evening Under The Stars
Friday, September 27, 7-11pm
Full Sail Live
Charity gala benefiting Helpful Hands, Inc., a 100% volunteer-run nonprofit charity. All proceeds benefit programs for children and families in crisis.
$150/person

La Maschera Goes Royal
Friday, September 27, 7-11pm
The Abbey
The Downtown Arts District invites you to La Maschera Goes Royal, where you can expect live entertainment, dancing, silent auction, gourmet food, beer & wine, and a costume contest.
$50

LiveXLive Concert
September 27-29, 3-11pm
Island H2O Live
Make a splash as you watch the biggest names in music perform on their wave pool screen. Upcoming showings are: 9/27: Ellie Goulding and Seal, 9/29: Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band, Goo Goo Dolls.
General Admission: $49.99, Twilight Pricing (after 3 pm): $29.99

Central Florida Soul Food Festival
September 28-29
Eagle Nest Park
Enjoy everything from food to music with soul! This 2 day event will feature over 15 food trucks, desserts, family fun, and more.
$8-100

Blindfolded Coffee Tasting
Saturday, September 28, 10am
Downtown CREDO Health Village
Guests will enjoy sampling a wide variety of coffee brews in a unique tasting presented by CREDO experts – under blindfold. Light refreshments included. CREDO will offer a coffee basket raffle and special sales items for interested guests following the tasting.
$15/person

Donut & Beer Pairing
Saturday, September 28, 12pm
Playalinda Brewing Company – Hardware Store
Head to the taproom for a delicious flight of donuts made locally here in Titusville at Tastee Donuts paired with Playalinda beers.
Prices vary

2019 Sanford Jazz in the Park
Saturday, September 28, 2-7pm
Centennial Park
Enjoy 5 different bands as well as food trucks, and a cash bar.
FREE Admission

Run Nona 5k & Nemours Kids Run
Saturday, September 28, 4:30-8:30pm
Lake Nona Town Center
Experience the excitement of Lake Nona, an Orlando gem that brings the party! The race ends at a block party filled with trendy food trucks and fabulous music.
$33 and up

Night Hike at the Zoo
Saturday, September 28, 7:30pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical GardensDuring this nocturnal adventure, your guide will lead you on a flashlight adventure through the Zoo. You’ll see our animals like you’ve never seen them before and meet Animal Ambassadors up-close along the way.
$25

Trevor Noah
Saturday, September 28, 7:30pm
Amway Center
Tickets start at $36.50

Shampooch! Dog wash and block party
Sunday, September 29, 9am-4pm
Thornton Park District
The 12th annual Shampooch dog washing fundraiser, featuring local makers and vendors, local musicians and artists, a diving pool for pups provided by American Sporting Dogs and a fun Kid’s Zone sponsored by The Glass Slipper, with face painting, cotton candy, caricatures and fairy hair. They will also provide baths, nail trimming and ear cleaning for your pups where all proceeds go to benefactor for the year, Poodle and Pooch Animal Rescue.
Donation based

POP UP BRUNCH AT GRAPE & THE GRAIN

Sunday, September 29, 12-4pm
Grape & The Grain
Grape & The Grain invigorates all your senses with food, music and culture conspiring with wine to create the most unique evenings you will ever experience in Orlando. They’ll be elevating this experience with food Trailer Brunch Cafe Gourmet Cuisine serving original and gourmet recipes, fresh ground coffee imported from Puerto Rico. This will be offered the last Sunday of each month!!
FREE Admission, food and drink prices vary

 

Check out our guide to the Top Orlando Events for 2019 for more ideas.

Disclosure: Some of the events mentioned in this post are hosted by some of our valued advertising partners.

Feature image credit: Alive After 5 in Historic Downtown Sanford


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